Quick and Easy Grilled Potatoes Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Quick and Easy Grilled Potatoes Recipe
  • READY IN 27 mins

Quick and Easy Grilled Potatoes

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"These are like a baked potato, but better! This recipe is so simple and makes a delicious side dish, a 'baked' potato that is soft in the middle and perfectly grilled on the outside. We dip ours in sour cream and green onions!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    22 mins

    27 mins


  1. Poke each potato with the tines of a fork. Place the potatoes in a microwave oven, and cook on high power for about 5 minutes. Check about halfway through, and turn potatoes over for even cooking. Slice each potato in half the long way and cook potatoes another 2 minutes on high power.
  2. Preheat a grill for medium heat.
  3. Brush the potato tops with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Cook on prepared grill for 15 to 20 minutes, turning once.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 03, 2008

Just a little tip as to how we make ours (the recipe was edited a bit): I actually also rub the skins with oil, salt and pepper, which makes them just a bit crispier. Enjoy!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 22, 2009

these were okay, better the second day heated up. Might try these again.

Jun 17, 2008

I fixed these for dinner tonight . I followed most of the recipe as written except....I used 5 smaller potatoes instead of 2 large . After microwaving , I sliced them in half , covered them with Krafts Tuscan House Italian Dressing and Marinade , let them sit for about 45 minutes & then grilled them . Served with sour cream & butter, they tasted great (in fact they would have been great even without the sour cream ) ! This recipe will be a regular here during grilling season . Thanks !

Jun 03, 2008

The only way to eat potatoes in this household now. We also coat the halved potatoes entirely with olive oil then sprinkle with kosher salt, cracked pepper. Sometimes to kick up the flavor a notch we sprinkle steak seasonings on them as well. Amazing flavor and lets you eat the entire potato for more nutrients! Great recipe!!

Aug 01, 2008

We have made potatoes this way for many years but hubby, the expert grill man, never bothers to microwave them first. I score the potato halves in a cross-hatch fashion, which may help them cook faster and looks so pretty! I also sprinkle with seasoning which varies to our tastes--any herbs are delicious, but my favorite is dill. We usually do the vegetables on the grill too, which makes for a totally mess free kitchen--no pans to clean!

Jul 01, 2010

The health police may be looking, but...... I don't care. Generously rub the potato skins with soft bacon grease, just put some in the palm of your hand and do it, then season with kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper. You know, what's left in the pan after cooking real bacon. Save it, your mom did. It makes a LOT of things delicious.

May 31, 2008

This was incredibly easy and a nice change from the same old baked potato. I added a little paprika and garlic powder to the mix.

Jun 13, 2008

I tried these tonight and they were really tasty! At the end of the grilling time I put a handful of shredded cheese on top and closed the grill for a few minutes. Just like a loaded baked potato!


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  • Calories
  • 203 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 4.1 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 108 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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